confessor

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con·fes·sor

noun \kən-ˈfe-sər, 1 & 3 also ˈkän-ˌfe-sər, 3 also ˈkän-fə-ˌsr\

: a priest who listens to a person's confession

Full Definition of CONFESSOR

1
:  one who gives heroic evidence of faith but does not suffer martyrdom
2
:  one that confesses
3
a :  a priest who hears confessions
b :  a priest who is one's regular spiritual guide

First Known Use of CONFESSOR

12th century

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